# Final Exam Review Review

Final Exam

Final Exam

### 2 Parts

Testing Center Portion - Multiple-Choice

 Wed 12/16 – Fri 12/18, Testing Center

In Class Portion

– Problem Solving w/

Computer

 Thu 12/17, 7:00-8:30 am, Aus 9

Testing Center Portion

50 Multiple-Choice Questions – 1 point each

Excel: 20 questions

VBA: 15 questions

Mathematica: 15 questions

Similar to Exam, Quiz and Clicker questions

Knowledge of terms

Knowledge of function syntax

Knowledge of function usage

Resources

One 8.5” x 11” sheet of notes, one side

In Class Portion

15 Problems – 4 points each

Most require use of computer tool

10 extra credit points available

No electronic copy submitted

Similar to basic Homework or Lab problems

Resources

Open book, notes, computer

Closed neighbor

### Excel

Excel Basics

Key Concepts

Active Cell

 Text, Numbers, & Formula

 Entering/Editing Data &Formulas

Moving/Copying Data & Formulas

Named Cells

 Conditional Formatting

 Built-in Functions

Error Messages

Formatting Numbers (2.5)

Row & Column Manipulation (2.7)

Excel Functions

Key Concepts

Finding Functions

Basic Math Functions

Sum and AutoSum

Selecting Ranges

Trigonometry Functions

Logical Operators

Time and Date Functions

Miscellaneous

Graphing with Excel

Key Concepts

Creating a Basic XY Scatter Graph

Linking Chart Titles to a Cell

Adding Data to an Existing Graph

Plotting Multiple Curves

Plotting Multiple Curves with Different X

Values

Modifying the Graph

Computer Precision & Round-Off Error

Key Concepts

Numerical Error

Significant Figures

Accuracy vs. Precision

Computer Representation of Numbers

### Key Concepts

Finding Roots by Multiple Methods

Plots

Bisection Routine

Excel Goal Seek Function

### Key Concepts

Finding Max/Min on 2D Plots

Finding Max/Min on 3D Plots

Finding Optimal Solutions

Decision Variables

Objective Function

Constraints

Excel Matrix Operations

Key Concepts

Matrix Basics

Matrix Multiplication

Transposing a Matrix

Inverting a Matrix

Determinant of a Matrix

### Key Concepts

Matrix Inversion Method

 Cramer’s Rule

### VBA

VBA Key Concepts

Algorithm Development

Flowcharting

VBA Key Concepts

Defining Variables & Equations

Launching VBA

Programming Basics

VBA Key Concepts

Documentation

Getting Program Input and Returning

Program Output

Linking a Program to a Button

VBA Key Concepts

Relational Operators

Logical Operators

If-Then-Else Statement

Select Case Statement

GoTo Statement

VBA Key Concepts

Types of Program Errors

Debugging Tools & Techniques

Testing

VBA Help Facility

VBA Key Concepts

Looping Basics

For… Next

Statement

Do… Loop

Statement

For Each… Next

Statement

VBA Key Concepts

Array Basics

1-Dimensional Arrays

VBA Key Concepts

Nesting Loops

Dynamic Arrays

Multi-Dimensional Arrays

VBA Key Concepts

Macro Overview

Recording a Macro

Running a Macro

Editing a Macro

Using Controls

VBA Key Concepts

Custom Dialog Box Overview

Creating a Custom Dialog Box

Example Problems

VBA Key Concepts

Functions vs. Subprograms

Using Subroutines Effectively

Declaring Variables

VBA Key Concepts

Using Excel Arrays in Functions

### Mathematica

Mathematica Key Concepts

Three Basic Rules

Notebook Basics

A Few Function Examples

Documentation

Accessing Mathematica via the Internet

Mathematica Key Concepts

Review of Basic Concepts

Stylesheets

Using Simple Units in Your Calculation

Table Function

ListLinePlot Function

Matrices Functions

Mathematica Key Concepts

Getting Help

Working with Lists

Vectors

Statics Problem Example

Matrices

Mathematica Key Concepts

User Defined Functions

Solving Equations

Polynomial Equation

Systems of Polynomial Equations

Systems of Linear Equations

Nonpolynomial Equations

Example Problems

Mathematica Key Concepts

Derivatives and Integrals

Basic math Functions

Trigonometry Functions

Plot Functions

Mathematica Key Concepts

Using Manipulate to Make Interactive

Models

Mathematica Key Concepts

Creating a Function

Localization

Controlling Program Flow

Looping Structures

### Special Topics

Special Topics: Key Concepts

Numeric Differentiation

Numeric Integration

Curve Fitting

Importing & Exporting Data

Pivot Tables